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  1. Army to transition Fort Stewart infantry brigade to heavy armorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Stars and Stripes

    The Army will transition one of its light infantry brigades into a heavy armored brigade in the summer as it looks to bolster its ability to respond to potential military threats posed by other nations, the service announced Wednesday. The 3rd Infantry Division's 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, based at Fort Stewart in Georgia, will begin exchanging its light infantry equipment in mid-2017 for tanks, infantry fighting vehicles with upgraded armor and self-propelled howitzer cannons, according to an Army statement.


  2. 82nd Airborne Division aims for speed, greater reach with airdrop procedureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Amid continued efforts to speed up the nation's quick reaction force, the 82nd Airborne Division is testing a new technique that could extend Army helicopters by hundreds of miles. The "Airborne FARP" being tested by the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade could help Army helicopters reach the ground forces that train to parachute into enemy territory under the cover of darkness.


  3. A shrinking Army aims to keep citizen-soldiers combat readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Before citizen-soldiers of the 48th Infantry Brigade deployed to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Georgia National Guard troops spent months training away from their families and day jobs before they were prepared for war. Now a shrinking Army wants them able to get ready for combat sooner.


  4. Combined Resolve VII marks final Europe rotation for Fort Stewart unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The seventh iteration of the U.S. Army-led Combined Resolve series of international training and war gaming is nearing its final days at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels. The Combined Resolve exercises began in 2013, partly as a way for U.S. European Command to test its regionally allocated force in a multinational environment.


  5. Best Warriors gather on Fort Bragg this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    They already represent the best of their units, but this week they'll gather on Fort Bragg to decide who is the best of the best: the top soldier and noncommissioned officer within U.S. Army Forces Command. Over a week-long contest that began this weekend, Forscom's Best Warrior competition will aim to challenge soldiers physically and mentally.


  6. Bragg medic named Soldier of the Year in Fort Hood competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Spc. Christopher Kenney, a combat medic with the 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion from Fort Bragg, N.C., completes an obstacle course June 21, 2016 at Fort Hood, Texas. The obstacle course is one of the events in the III Corps Best Warrior competition.


  7. MP medics practice mass shooting response in Fort Bragg exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The exercise, in the 16th Military Police Brigade footprint, was aimed at more than improving the response to such a scenario at Fort Bragg. Officials said the training, which Involved soldiers from five installations, would better prepare Fort Bragg and also help the response to such an attack at Fort Stewart, Ga; Fort Drum, N.Y.; Fort Polk, La.; and Fort Campbell, Ky.


  8. New Georgia Tech online course helps veterans transition to corporate lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    If you're a military veteran looking to enter the corporate world, you probably could use some help with the transition. Now, there's an online entry-level course designed for that purpose, according to a news release issued by Georgia Tech Professional Education.


  9. N.C. regiment earns top tank crew honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Army's top tank crew doesn't hail from a traditional armor powerhouse, like those found at Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Bliss, Texas or Fort Stewart, Georgia. This year, that honor goes to a crew in the Sandhills of North Carolina, a region known more for parachute drops than tank treads.


  10. Georgia's armored brigade returns to Europe for Operation Atlantic Resolve dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Snowfall didn't stop U.S. soldiers with 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team from conducting a live-fire exercise at the Grafenwoehr, Germany, training area on Thursday, April 28, 2016. U.S. soldiers with 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, await their turn on a gunnery range at the Grafenwoehr, Germany, training area Thursday, April 28, 2016.


  11. 2 officers killed in Germany car crash had combat experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The two soldiers killed in a car crash last week near Landstuhl were young Army officers who had served in combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. The two were assigned to Headquarters Battery, 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, as plans officers, the 10th AAMDC said in a statement.


  12. Fort Bliss Soldier shares gift of music in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Spc. Anne P. Lee, 1st Armored Division, HHC, 15th Sustainment Brigade, Logistic Specialist, plays the piano March 11, 2015 at the Fort Bliss Centennial in Texas. Spc. Lee Playes the piano for the attendees of the National Women's History Month Ceremony, hosted by 1st Armored Division, Division Artillery.


  13. Fort Stewart general: Women in combat jobs will improve ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Despite some initial challenges, allowing female soldiers to serve in combat jobs that have long been closed to women should ultimately "make the Army stronger," the top general at Fort Stewart said Friday. Maj. Gen.


  14. Army to pair National Guard, Reserve units with active-duty unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The Georgia Army National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team will be among the first participants in the Associated Units program. U.S. soldiers from 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, take part in exercise Allied Spirit II at the U.S. Army's Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Aug. 13, 2015.


  15. Official: New commanding general to take post at Fort BenningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Brig. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, an Armor officer, is poised to take over command of Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence, an Army official confirmed Sunday.


  16. Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    Ashes are scattered about the forest floor at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, in Sumter, S.C., on Jan. 28, 2015. The prescribed burns help enhance the timber and wildlife habitat by allowing the native longleaf pines to flourish which enhances the habitat of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker, an endangered species.


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